Relationships: Spheres of Influence
Relationships is a cycle of exhibits and interdisciplinary educational programs pairing studio arts faculty from the department of Art and Design with colleagues from across the Iowa State University campus. The exhibit will run from January 10 to May 6.
Wendy Wintersteen, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean, along with the faculty in Integrated Studio Arts, invites you to join her in celebrating the exhibition Relationships: Spheres of Influence at the Brunnier Art Museum. Enjoy light refreshments, conversation, and a brief program at 5:15 with remarks from Dean Wintersteen, College of Design Dean Luis Rico-Gutierrez, and faculty exhibition coordinator Ingrid Lilligren.
Brent Holland, associate professor in Art and Design will be joined by Eric Cooper, associate professor in Psychology, as they visually explore the past and the present, the imagined and the observed through art and the science of visual cognition.
Chris Martin, associate professor of Integrated Studio Arts, will share reflections on his two years living in Ghana as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer and the new perspective he has gained of his own American culture as expressed through his new body of work. Robert Mazur, professor of Sociology, will consider the "us and them" mentality when it comes to aid and assistance to the developing world and how this has affected development on the African continent.
Teresa Paschke, associate professor of Integrated Studio Arts, creates art
that explores the notion of tags, monograms, and other markings through
textiles. She will be joined by Amy Bix, associate professor of History, who
will talk about the history and technological development of textile
printing and Nancy Girard, educator for University Museums, who will talk
about how graffiti writers used tags to create their own personal identity
and define their community.
Debra Marquart, professor in English, Paul Canfield, professor in Physics and Astronomy, and Ingrid Lilligren, professor in Art and Design, discuss ideas about chance, magnetism, pattern, and repetition in poetry, physics and art. The conversation will be spontaneous, playful, and participatory.
Valerie Williams, director of CoMotion Dance Company, and Ingrid Lilligren, professor in Art and Design, present an afternoon of human and computer interactions. Using the music of Antonin Dvorak and art work created by Lilligren, participants will be able to interact with forms and sound by simply walking.